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post #1 of 4 Old 09-02-2002, 09:43 AM Thread Starter
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72' CJ-5 engine

I have a 72 cj-5 and I was wondering what kind of engine was in it. HOw many litres and what make.

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post #2 of 4 Old 09-02-2002, 11:20 AM
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How many cylinders do you have? most likely it is a AMC 258 inline 6 cylinder. If it is a 8 cylinder it is a AMC 304.

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It is the inline 6.. how many liter isit? 3.8 4.0 or 4.2
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post #4 of 4 Old 09-02-2002, 10:51 PM
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It is a 4.2 Liters and is a fairly good all around engine. They have there good points and bad points.

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Soon to come....86 J-10 pioneer 360 C.I.D. aftermarket A/C, Western plow, 50K original Miles.

77 CJ-5 Levi's edition, 304 C.I.D. 4" lift, Edelbrock Performer intake, Performer carb., MSD 6A ignition system, MSD Billet Distributor, optima yellow top, Edelbrock valve covers, Moroso Air Cleaner.

75 CJ-5 258 C.I.D. Completely Stock, half cab, plow vehicle, Vice grip windshield wiper motor, extremely rusty but reliable.
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